Rail Professional Industry Reference Book & Supply Chain Directory 2021


Rail Professional, as the market leading publisher for the rail sector, has produced it’s 2021 Supply Chain Directory.  The directory is designed as a working document for all senior professionals working in the rail industry and will provide indispensable information for anyone who has to take on the challenges of the modern rail world.

Our annual overview of the rail industry in the United Kingdom provides full editorial profiles on those central and local Government Departments connected to the industry, the statutory and regulatory bodies, the major stakeholders, details of the holders of the franchises and the train operators (both passenger and freight) including route maps, names of the key contacts, full contact information and details of brand identity.

At 334 pages and now in its 7th Edition this refence book offers a complete source for products and services from a rail supply chain of around 3,500 firms, together with the key information needed about the business of running the railways for the people who do that – the rail professionals.

Overviews of the industry’s performance, its significant events and of its major players provide a guide to the future of the sector as a whole and the part that you could play in it.

This edition includes;

  • Government and Regulatory
  • Infrastructure
  • Holding Companies
  • Passenger Operations
  • Freight Operators
  • Professional Organisations – A comprehensive A-Z guide
  • Suppliers guide – alphabetically and by service and product

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